2330.010 Guilleminea Kunth


Description of the genus

Prostrate perennial herbs with entire, opposite leaves. Inflorescences consisting of dense, sessile, axillary ovoid heads. Flowers bisexual, solitary in the axil of each bract, subtended by 2 bracteoles. Sterile flowers 0. Tepals densely woolly, 1-veined, united for about half their length (in ours). Stamens 5. Capsule thin-walled, splitting irregularly. Seed flattened.

Worldwide: 5 species, occuring from southern USA to Argentina; G. densa an increasing tropical weed.

Botswana: 1 taxon.

Guilleminea densa

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
densa (Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.) Moq.N,SW,SEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Guilleminea:

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Flora of Caprivi: Guilleminea
Flora of Malawi: Guilleminea
Flora of Mozambique: Guilleminea
Flora of Zambia: Guilleminea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Guilleminea

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Guilleminea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Guilleminea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Guilleminea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Guilleminea
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iNaturalist: Guilleminea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Guilleminea
JSTOR Plant Science: Guilleminea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Guilleminea
Plants of the World Online: Guilleminea
Tropicos: Guilleminea
Wikipedia: Guilleminea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Guilleminea.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=538, retrieved 19 July 2024

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